Archbishop Emeritus Orombi ill, Admitted to hospital

By Our Reporter

Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Emeritus  Henry Luke Orombi is admitted at Nakasero hospital after  he was last night airlifted to Kampala due to ill health.

 The Bishop of Nebbi Diocese ,Pons Ozelle  said that  Archbishop Orombi was vomiting and had to be put on first aid to contain his deteriorating health condition . “We rushed him to Nakasero Hospital at 2:00am for specialized treatment. His wife accompanied him and is by his side,” Bishop Ozelle explained .

“Our God is able. He (Orombi) is so far responding well. He is able to sit, talk now and ask sensible questions. The first thing he asked for was his Bible and reading glasses,” he added.

Bishop Ozelle  called upon Ugandans to pray for Bishop Orombi’s health .“Just a quick one for your prayer Support. Kindly keep our dad Bishop Henry Luke Orombi in prayer. He has not been feeling well since Monday evening,” he said t.

Since last night, several people -mostly Christians- were offering healing prayers for the Retired Archbishop who has, through his evangelization mission, been vocal on issues of development in the West Nile Sub-region.

Archbishop Orombi was recently appointed by President Museveni as the second Chancellor of Muni University in Arua district .

He has been living at his residential home in Goli in Nebbi District from the time of his retirement in December 2012.


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